The Naked French Podcast

Interviewing the French about life & love, in slow French

Season 2

This season we explore life with a French documentary film maker, a new Dad, a Parisian artist, and much more!

Episode 1
J'ai vécu sur une île sans électricité
Nora left everything to sail across the world with the love of her life. She then settled in Costa Rica in a location where there was no electricity or running water! Let’s find out more about Nora’s journey, what it was like building a family home in Costa Rica, and starting a restaurant.
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Episode 2
La Révolution française moderne
You probably learned about the French Revolution in school (or at least watched Les Mis). But what does a modern French protest look like? Our guest, Blandine, gives us all the details. Including why you should bring swimming goggles, and why it’s ok to protest naked.
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Episode 3
Être joueur de rugby en France
If you’ve ever been to the south of France, you know that people there LOVE their rugby. Nicolas, a Sarlat Rugby player, is aiming to take his team to the big leagues – Fédérale Une. Let’s find out what it’s like living in Sarlat, France, and competing in such an intense sport.
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Episode 4
“La vie de papa, c’est le bordel!”
Last time we spoke to Romain in Season 1, he had just moved to Taiwan with his wife. And now, they have a beautiful baby boy! Let’s check in and see how the life of a dad is treating him.
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Episode 5
Le beau métier du cinéma
Meet Nora Poggi, French director and producer of the acclaimed documentary She Started It. Let’s explore her cinephile roots, how she broke into the US film industry, and what it’s like making documentary films in the genre’s golden age.
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Episode 6
Entre plusieurs mondes avec Leah
French YouTuber HeyoLeah tells us about living between three different cultures, how to be a content creator, and what you need to succeed as an entrepreneur – online or otherwise.
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Episode 7
Vivre à la parisienne avec Claire Lise
Ever wondered what it would be like to move to Paris? Claire Lise gives us an insider’s look into French work culture, what it takes to work in one of France’s hardest (male-dominated) jobs, and the best things about living in Paris.
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Episode 8
Château Coliving : allier l'ancien et le moderne
Katia took a French château and transformed it into a coliving / coworking space for the modern world. Let’s find out what secrets this twelfth-century castle holds – and what it’s like to work in France as a non-native speaker.
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Episode 9
Rester ou partir ?
Six months after you start dating, your partner has an accident. They may never walk again – and they need you around 24/7 to take care of them. What would you do? Let’s find out from our guest, Eden.
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